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Void of Sleep

From: Italy
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Void of Sleep News

Below is our complete Void of Sleep news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Void Of Sleep Streaming "Hidden Revelations"

"New World Order" is the impending seven-track concept album from Italian progressive occult metal conjurors Void Of Sleep.

Set for release next month via Aural Music, the follow-up to 2013's "Tales Between Reality And Madness" (reviewed here) was captured by bassist Riccardo Pasini at Studio73 in Ravenna, Italy and mastered by Collin Jordan at The Boiler Room in Chicago, Illinois.

In advance of its official unveiling, today first single "Hidden Revelations" comes online and can be heard below. Comments the band of the latest number:

"'Hidden Revelations' is the start of the whole story to us, the first song we had composed for the record and lyrically it was at the basis in the concept genesis of 'New World Order.' It represents very well the entire mood of the album; it's aggressive, occult and claustrophobic but melodic and progressive at the same time...in just three words: we love it!" More...

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Void Of Sleep Announces The "New World Order"

The Italian progressive occult metal visionaries from Void Of Sleep will release their sophomore full-length in Europe on October 16 and in North America on November 13 via Aural Music.

Titled "New World Order," the seven track concept album and follow-up to 2013's "Tales Between Reality And Madness" long player (reviewed here) was captured by bassist Riccardo Pasini (Ephel Duath, The Secret) at Studio73 in Ravenna, Italy and mastered by Collin Jordan (Eyehategod, Indian, Wovenhand, Voivod etc.) at The Boiler Room in Chicago, Illinois.

"'New World Order' represents to us a new culmination of our sound," issues of the band of this latest composition. "Now more than ever you can call it visionary, sludgy and progressive. It's an occult, esoteric and wicked metaphor to the modern society as we consider it: with no positive expectations of the future of this world. This album embraces the concept of evil in its purest form. Since the beginning, man has been doomed to consume and enslave and destroy his own kind in an absurd discord to the final extinction."

The "New World Order" album comes shrouded in the arcane cover creation of Simone Bertozzi who relays of the work, "while doing it I experienced the breath of Lucifer on my back, the Illuminati around the corner and reptilians getting ready for my abduction. Coincidence? I think not."

1. The Devil's Conjuration
2. Hidden Revelations
3. Slaves Shall Serve
4. Ordo Ab Chao
5. Lords Of Conspiracy
6. New World Order
7. Ending Theme (l. Mourn ll. Triumphant lll. Void) More...

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Nero Di Marte's Gear Stolen On The Road

After having all their gear stolen on the road, Nero Di Marte and Void of Sleep have launched a crowd funding campaign to buy new equipment and record a split release. Full details are available right here, and Nero Di Marte comments:

"As some of you may know, on Sunday March 23rd after a show in Rome, Nero di Marte and Void of Sleep were robbed of all their instruments and gear.

"In less than 30 minutes someone broke into our van and was able to take everything. It happened in broad daylight near a police station in Rome, despite there being a massive amount of police forces surveilling the area but, alas, no security cameras.

"Guitars, amps, pedalboards, drums, merchandise and personal belongings… a total amount of 25.000€ was stolen from both bands. They took everything.

"The sad reality of this situation is that without any instruments we cannot continue as a band. We can’t play, rehearse, tour, record a new album.

"It took us years to buy our gear, and to start from absolutely nothing, without any help, means paralyzing anything we could do for a long time or seriously put ourselves into debt beyond what we can afford.

"In the last few days we’ve received hundreds of messages and phone calls from friends and strangers; you’ve amazed us with your support, comprehension and indignation towards what happened.

"You helped us get back on our feet and empower us to immediately react to what happened, and for this we thank you.

"We want to get back to what we know how to do best, play music, and we cannot do it without your help. More...

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Doommantia Volume 3 Compilation Streaming

The Doommantia Volume 3 compilation has now been posted and is available for streaming and download over on bandcamp. This anthology picks up where its predecessors left off and features twenty bands from the world of doom, drone, stoner, retro and sludge.

This compilation was put together to raise money to benefit Ed Barnard of Doommantia.com. He suffered a heart attack and due to huge medical bills was forced to move back to his native Australia at the end of July. Basically homeless and rebuilding his life from scratch, he has no family to fall back on and cannot work due to severe health issues. A $7 donation gets you these tracks but you can donate more if you have the means to do so.

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Void Of Sleep Signs With Aural Music

Italian stoner/sludge act Void of Sleep has issued the following announcement about inking a deal with Aural Music:

"Ladies and Gents, Void of Sleep are proud to announce that they had officially signed with Aural Music their first worldwide deal.

"The band, in the behalf of Burdo, Gale, Paso and Allo are absolutely on fire and they're ready to 'spread the riff' all over the world with the upcoming release of their first full length album in early 2013." More...

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